Amsurg Corp. (AMSG) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Wednesday February 03 as the stock slid 6.66% to $69.05, a loss of $-4.93 per share. Starting at an opening price of $74.49 a share, the stock traded between $66.21 and $74.49 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 912,943 shares over 8,583 trades, against an average daily volume of 910,167 shares and a total float of 48.46 million.
The losses send Amsurg Corp. down to a market cap of $3.35 billion. In the last year, Amsurg Corp. has traded between $87.42 and $54.11, and its 50-day SMA is currently $76.73 and 200-day SMA is $74.79.
The stock has a P/E Ratio of 29.
Amsurg Corp owns and operates ambulatory surgery centers. The Company acquire, develops and operates ASCs through the formation of partnership with physicians to serve the communities in its markets.
Amsurg Corp. is based out of Nashville, TN and has some 10,500 employees. Its CEO is Christopher A. Holden.
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